The Pupil Premium is additional funding provided by the government to help schools close the attainment gap between low income and other disadvantaged families and their peers.
Applying for Pupil Premium (Free School Meals) for your child
You can register online.
Information you need to register:
- your personal details (including national insurance number and date of birth of the parent/carer)
- child’s details in full, including their date of birth and the school they attend.
If you are eligible for free school meals the start date will normally be within two working days of parents contacting us and entitlement being confirmed. Children attending maintained nurseries also qualify for a free school meal as long as they are receiving funded early years education before and after lunch.
If you are unable to apply online please call 0300 500 80 80
The provision to which funds have been allocated at Hillside Primary, has been decided based on rigorous research about interventions which have the most impact. The Sutton Trust – EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit has been used to prioritise spending based on potential impact. Low cost strategies with a high impact currently being used in school.
Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.